Tips for skiing safely into 2011 in Steamboat
Ski area spokesman encourages taking precautions on slopes
December 30, 2010
The skiers and riders responsibility code
■ Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
■ People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
■ Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.
■ Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
■ Always use devices to prevent runaway equipment.
■ Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
■ Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.